JUST IN! Magu Has Something Screat Hiding As He Shuns Police Cell, Sleeps In Mosque
As he launched into the battle of his life, the police administration crew was mentioned to have deserted him to his destiny to hold his cross.
By a report by Vanguard, the suspended performing Chairman of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, who’s presently dealing with trial earlier than the Presidential Investigation Panel over allegations of corruption leveled towards him has reportedly shunned the cell of the Drive Prison Investigations Division, FCID and turned the mosque within the premises of the police headquarters as his abode the place he has spent his fourth evening.
As he launched into the battle of his life, the police administration crew was mentioned to have deserted him to his destiny to hold his cross following his refusal to establish with the police hierarchy whereas his reign because the fee’s boss lasted.
Info from the FCID, yesterday, revealed that Magu now spends his evening inside a mosque at Zone 10 workplace of FCID, Abuja the place he was ordered to be detained pending the result of his trial.
Sources intimated Saturday Vanguard that although he was alleged to be stored contained in the cell on the Zone 10 workplace of FCID, Abuja, he usually spends hours behind the counter in entrance of the cell and after showing at presidential panel headed by the previous President of the Court docket of Enchantment, Justice Ayo Salami, he could be introduced again and later taken to the mosque midnight the place he handed the up until Thursday.
Although it was not potential to establish whether or not he slept on a mattress or the bottom, sources mentioned his relations should have been making provision for him to sleep comfortably contained in the mosque on a particular arraignment with the police. It was gathered that FCID, Zone 10, has been nicely fortified since Magu was detained there and additional efforts have been made to scrutinize each officer and males working there together with guests. Nonetheless, sources mentioned there was a directive that no customer ought to be allowed to enter the premises of the division within the evening.
Moreover, it was gathered that the police administration crew met early yesterday and took far-reaching selections over Magus’s trial. Police sources mentioned the administration crew determined that the embattled Commissioner of Police ought to be made to hold his cross based mostly on the truth that whereas he was presiding over EFCC, he intentionally didn’t respect senior law enforcement officials and by no means attended senior officers conferences chaired by the Inspector Normal of Police, IGP, Adamu Muhammed. The IGP reportedly summoned the assembly with the Drive Chief Authorized Officer, CP Augustine Salomi in attendance the place the choice was taken.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly warned serving Ministers, Senior Police Officers, and high authorities officers to not be seen providing any help over the case. It was additionally gathered that the Presidential panel has given the administrators and senior workers of EFCC seven days to give you all records data containing instances dealt with beneath Ibrahim Magu from 2018 until date.
Final Tuesday, operatives of the Division of State Providers (DSS) and riot policemen stormed Mr. Magu’s house in Karu and his official residence in Maitama in Abuja which they ransacked.
Magu was arrested on Monday and brought earlier than the presidential panel the place he was grilled for over six hours earlier than being taken to the FCID headquarters in Space 10, Garki, Abuja the place he retires to after each day interrogation on the panel.
The panel was constituted by President Buhari to analyze allegations of corruption leveled towards him by the Legal professional Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami. The memo by Malami allegedly accused Magu of diversion of recovered loot and contained 22 allegations.
By sources, efforts have been being made to discover a good substitute for Ibrahim Magu. Many names together with serving and retired high law enforcement officials and even civilians had been touted. Sources mentioned a lot of the names being bandied up to now a few days cropped up for consideration however the presidency rejected them with a promise to not make the error remodeled Magu.
The title of a retired high officer from the north within the Division of Safety Providers, DSS, was reportedly penciled down by the Presidency, however, sources near the presidency mentioned the title of a retired police Commissioner from Benue state who as soon as headed FCID, Abuja, Particular Anti-robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos of their early days and so on was critically into consideration based mostly on his unblemished information and achievements recorded in crime preventing and investigations whereas in service.
The Commissioner of Police, Saturday Vanguard discovered, was credited with efficiently finishing up a marketing campaign towards corruption as a Commissioner of Police in Anambra State. He reportedly took his males with placards marching on the streets and denouncing corruption to portray the Nigeria Police Drive within the correct gentle. He additionally cracked many different excessive profile instances whereas serving in Lagos together with the tragic story of Nigeria Airways’ first pilot, Captain Hadiza Lantana Oboh who was brutally killed on eighth February 1998 and her physique dumped inside a septic tank by her home servants. As ultimately rely on, names of much high serving and retired law enforcement officials together with these of their sister safety companies that have been submitted, have been dropped.
In the meantime, as all these have been happening, the presidency yesterday introduced that President Muhammadu Buhari has accredited the fast suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Performing Chairman of the EFCC. By the presidency, the suspension was to enable unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel beneath the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and Different related legal guidelines.
The presidency mentioned President Buhari has additionally accredited that the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar ought to take cost and oversee the actions of the Fee pending the conclusion of the continued investigation and additional directives in that regard.
The Legal professional-Normal of the Federation, Abubakar Malami said this yesterday in a press release by his spokesman, Umar Gwandu.
The assertion learns partially: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accredited the fast suspension of Ibrahim Magu as Ag. Chairman, EFCC to enable an unhindered inquiry by the Presidential Investigation Panel beneath the Tribunals of Inquiry Act and different related legal guidelines.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has additionally accredited that the EFCC Director of Operations, Mohammed Umar ought to take cost and oversee the actions of the Fee pending the conclusion of the continued investigation and additional directives in that regard”.